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Theology Test Wednesday May 3, 2017
Terms in this set (82)
-One God in Three Persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit)
-Jesus Christ is the only Son of God by nature, and we are children of God by adoption, through Jesus
-the Son is "of the same essence/nature" with the Father
-One God with the Father
-Word of God
-God's communication to us
-God's mysterious, powerful, and life giving presence
-Manifestation/appearance of God to humans
-Helper (the Holy Spirit)
Gift (of the Holy Spirit)
-7 Spiritual gifts from the Holy Spirit given to the church and her members, especially at Baptism and Confirmation
Fruit (of the Holy Spirit)
-9 Spiritual perfections that result from the Holy Spirit living in us
-Spiritual gift given by God to individuals to help build up and strengthen the Church
Know the three essential things/basic truths about the Trinity
1) There is One God
2) There are three distinct but inseparable persons
3) They each have distinct relationships
Be able to fill in the following chart:
The chart with the triangle thingy with the three dudes(Quizlet charges $20 in order to put in pictures so find it yourself :P)
If you asked God WHO he is, he would say...
-I am the Father, the Son, and Holy Spirit
If you asked God WHAT he is, he would say...
-Yo soy God
Each Person of the Trinity is _______% God
Is it okay to say that the three Persons of the Trinity are different modes of the one God?
-No, because there are three distinct Divine persons
Who is the 1st Person of the Trinity?
Who is the 2nd Person of the Trinity?
Who is the 3rd Person of the Trinity?
-The Holy Spirit
Which Person of the Trinity became incarnate, became man, at the same time being God?
-God the Son (Jesus)
"No one is father as ______________ is Father."
What is the relation between God the Father and our earthly fathers?
-God the Father is the standard and our earthly fathers try to reflect God the father
What are the three ways God is pictured as Father in the Old Testament?(Short Answer)
1) The Loving Father
2) Covenant-Maker with Israel, His First Born Son
3) Father of the Fatherless, the outcasts
What gender is God?
-God transcends gender, neither male nor female
-God is God
If God has no gender, why is God called "Father" and "He"?(Short Answer)
1) God refers to Himself in scripture, which is his inspired word, as "father" or "he", so we should follow and do what God tells us to do and call him "father" and "he"
2) God initiates and is the source of all creation, just like a father is the source of his children, we are God's children and he is our father
What qualities of the Father are motherly?
What "new thing" does Jesus reveal about God the Father to the Jewish people and to us? In other words, God is not just fatherly, but He is actually __________ in relationship to ___________.
-God the Son
How does Jesus refer to God/What does He call His Father in Aramaic?
-Abba, or D A D D Y
Jesus is the Son of God by ____________.
We are children of God by__________.
In which Sacrament are we made children of God?
What are two ways Jesus described or portrayed God the Father?
1) A Good Father who gives us what we need
2) A welcoming, merciful Father who calls us home
3) Father who always provides for us
4)Loving Father who sacrifices for us
The title "son of God" in the OT refers to ______________, ____________, and _____________.
2) Kings of Israel
Who is the Son of God in the New Testament?
What does it mean to say that the Son is consubstantial with the Father?
-The son is "of the same substance" or is one with the father
-Same divine nature
The Son, since He is God's communication to us, is also known as the ___________ of God.
How long has the Son of God existed?
Is the Son of God still incarnate in Heaven right now?
What is the story and underlying meaning of the Parable of the Tenants? (On Worksheet)
-Jesus is the son of God
Explain the significance of Jesus' "I AM" statements in the Gospel of John. (Short Answer) For example, explain who Jesus is claiming to be and what shows He is making this claim.
-God is identifying that He is YHWH-"I am who am"-thus claiming to be God Himself
-This shows that he is making this claim because he is saying that he is these things and these things are characteristics of God the Father, so he is God
Be able to list two of Jesus' "I Am" statements.
0)I am door
1) I am the Bread of Life
2) I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life
3) I am the Good Shepherd
4) I am the Resurrection and the Life
5) I am the True Vine
According to St. Augustine, the Holy Spirit is like the eternal bond of ______ between the Father and the Son.
How was the revelation of the Person of the Holy Spirit different than the revelation of God the Father and God the Son?
-Holy Spirit was revealed gradually and was more hidden
Rather than understanding the Holy Spirit as a distinct Person, those in the OT saw the Spirit as....?
When is the Holy Spirit more fully understood as a distinct Person?
-In the N E W T E S T A M E N T
What are the 3 roles of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament that we discussed? (Short Answer)
1) Giving life in creation, especially to humans
2) One who anoints and guides leaders (designated priests, prophets, and kings)
3) Light and guidance of the world
Just as the Son of God is the Word of God, the Holy Spirit is the ______________ of God.
-Life giving Breath
Who was anointed by the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament? Who did the HS speak through?
-Prophets, Priests, Kings
-Spoke through prophets
What are some images or symbols of the Holy Spirit in both the OT and the NT?
-Wind/Breath of God
How is Jesus' role as the Christ or Messiah linked to the Holy Spirit? (Short Answer)
-Holy Spirit anoints Jesus
-Holy Spirit helped guide Jesus and the two have a distinct but inseparable relationship
What is the moment of His life in which Jesus is "anointed" by the Holy Spirit?
What form does the Holy Spirit appear in during Jesus' baptism?
Know at least 2 events in which the HS is clearly present in the life of Jesus (Short Answer).
1) Conception/Annunciation(as Wind/Cloud
2) Baptism (as a Dove (this was a theophany))
In which moment of Jesus' early public ministry are all three Persons of the Trinity seen?
Who did Jesus promise He would send to the Church, to us?
What had to happen before this Person (the Holy Spirit) could come?
Why was He sending this Person?
-To Guide us and the apostles in ours and their lives
What are some of the roles of the Holy Spirit in our lives?
-Guides us and purifies us
-Influences is to make good, right decisions
When did Jesus' promise come true? What 2 signs pointed to the presence of the HS on this day?
-Wind and Tongues of Fire
In the OT, the Holy Spirit only filled or anointed ______________, but with the coming of the Holy Spirit at
Pentecost, now the Holy Spirit fills or anoints ___________________________.
-The whole church, everyone
How does the attitude of Jesus' disciples change with the coming of the Holy Spirit?/What does He enable them to do? (Short Answer)
-They were hiding afraid before, but the HS came and they were able to preach in different languages to others and were no longer scared
Through Baptism, Christians (we) become _______________ of the Holy Spirit.
What is the Celtic name for the Holy Spirit? Why?
-The Wild Goose
-Leads us on a "wild goose chase"; he always surprises us and we must follow him and his guidance in our lives
When do we first receive the Holy Spirit?
When are we sealed with the Holy Spirit?
*Memorization: Be able to list the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit, the 9 Biblical fruits of the Holy Spirit, and at least 2 charisms given by the Holy Spirit.
Gifts: (W)hen (K)illing (C)ats (P)lease (U)se (F)ire and (F)orce = (W)isdom (K)nowledge (C)ounsel (P)iety (U)nderstanding (F)ortitude and (F)ear of the Lord
Fruits: The song (LOVE JOY PEACE PATIENCE KINDNESS GOODNESS FAITHFULLNESS, GENTLENESS AND SELF CONTROOOL)
Charisms: (F)rozen (P)izza = (F)aith, (P)rophecy
1st Gift of the Holy Spirit
2nd Gift of the Holy Spirit
3rd Gift of the Holy Spirit
4th Gift of the Holy Spirit
5th Gift of the Holy Spirit
6th Gift of the Holy Spirit
7th Gift of the Holy Spirit
-Fear of the Lord
Fruits of the Holy Spirit
Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymNuBZXCK20
Or just remember this:
Love Joy Peace Patience Kindness Goodness Faithfulness Gentleness Self-Control
-Miracle Working, Healing, Word of Knowledge, Interpretation of Tongues, Tongues, Word of Wisdom, Discernment if Spirits
What is the purpose of the gifts of the Holy Spirit?
-Gifts are something God freely gives us
What is the purpose of the fruits of the Holy Spirit?
-Fruits are the result of a process from the gifts
What is the purpose of the charisms of the Holy Spirit?
-Charisms are given to certain individuals to help the whole church
Know the difference between Gifts, Fruits, and Charisms of the HS.
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